Nov 28, 2012 4:00pm PST
at 6:00, so stick around. vic lee abc 7 news. >> president obama gave an endorsement to his apparent top candidate to replace hillary clinton as secretary of state. during a cabinet meeting the president called un ambassador rice extraordinary saying he could not be more proud of her work. she's come under fire from g.o.p. for her comments on talk shows regarding deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi and libya. initially said waits the work of a mob protesting antimuslim trailer. it turned out to be a planned terrorist attack. >> i would just ask the president to step back from just a moment and realize that all of us, here, hold the secretary of state to a very different standard than most cabinet member autos that was senator bob corker. the president has not yet nominated rice for the position but most insiders expect him to do so soon. >> in the meantime, the president met with middle class americans raising concerns about taxes going up at the end of the year. both republicans and democrats agree that had no one wants the country to go over the so called fiscal cliff.
Dec 4, 2012 6:00am PST
. bloomberg, a republican will be termed out next year after three terms. clinton is a democrat. >>> editor-in-chief of vogue may be in line for a new job, u.s. ambassador. president obama is considering nominating anna win tour as the next ambassador to -- either united king come or -- kingdom or france she helped bring in more than $500,000 to his reelection campaign and certainly an icon in the fashion world. this would be something new. >> it would be indeed. >>> coming up, ahead the deep one fast food giant is offering to celebrate a big milestone. >>> protecting elderly from scams and abuse, tips to make ♪ [ female announcer ] at yoplait, we want you to feel even better about your favorite flavors. so when you call, tweet, and post, we listen. that's why yoplait light and yoplait original are now made with no high fructose corn syrup. and why we use only natural colors and natural flavors in yoplait original. so, anything else we can do for you, let us know. but you'll keep it to yogurt, right? 'cause we shouldn't really help with your love life. yoplait. it is so good!
Nov 29, 2012 1:40am PST
voicing some new criticism of her initial account about libya. secretary of state clinton and president obama meanwhile are continuing to stand by rice. >> i still have many questions that remain unanswered. >> susan rice is extraordinary. couldn't be prouder of the job she has done in u.s. congress. >> reporter: massachusetts senator and former presidential candidate john kerry is now emerging as a new favorite for the job. senator collins said she would not have -- that kerry would not have any trouble winning confirmation. >> interesting there. >> yeah, it is. >> signal. >> also, what you are seeing in politics is fascinating. now speculation out there the reason the republicans are trying to derail susan price is that john kerry will get it next which frees up the senate seat and allows scott brown who lost to elizabeth warren to get back to capitol hill. >> chess match. >> who knows. susan rice was working for the state department when there was the bombing of the embassy in africa in '98. susan collins rightfully said, now, wait a minute, you've been in two situations wh
Dec 4, 2012 4:00am PST
london, the editor in chief of "vogue" magazine. she is being considered by president obama to be the next u.s. ambassador to britain or france. it could be a reward for her. she raised $500,000 for the president's re-election campaign. >>> as hillary clinton prepares to step down as secretary of state, she is getting apparently career advice from new york city's mayor, michael bloomberg. he reportedly called mrs. clinton to encourage her to run for the race of mayor next year. clinton reportedly showed no interest. >> shocking. >>> well, a search is under way here in new york for a man accused of pushing another man to his death in the subway. witnesses say the 58-year-old victim was shoved from the platform into the path of an oncoming train. he tried to climb out. but it was just too late. moments earlier, surveillance cameras captured the suspect arguing with the victim. several subway riders who witnessed the death had to be treated for trauma. >>> doctors say flu season is already under way, arriving weeks ahead of schedule. this is the earliest season in a decade. and the strai